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5 Easy Recipes to Try With Your Kids At Home

In an all-out effort to flatten the curve with the spread of the coronavirus, parents and children have been advised to stay home when possible. While schoolchildren rejoice at the thought of being away from school, parents groan in frustration, not knowing what else they can do to keep their kids busy. How about some family bonding time through cooking and baking? Children love to be involved in group activities and the kitchen is full of curious things to play …

All Things Coffee: Cake, Jelly, Buns and More

Coffee, coffee, coffee. One thing that we all probably have in common is the love for the fragrant, nutty and flavourful drink. Apart from loving a good old caffeine boost, coffee lovers take their love for the bean one step further by knowing exactly what type of coffee they love, their preferred cafe beverage and even find themselves drawn to foods for a perfect pairing with their drink.  We can all agree that coffee bears a strong distinct scent that …

Simple Stay-Home Snacks to Whip Up

Staying home might get a little dull every now and then. But if anything, there is no better time for you to exercise your home cooking chops and test out new recipes.  Missing your favourite desserts, dishes and sweet treats? Want to DIY that crispy, warm, fresh-out-of-the-oven goodness.. but also don’t want to spend the entire day in the kitchen?  We’ve got you covered. Here are a few easy stay-home snacks you can whip up, all almost effortlessly! Easy Portuguese …

Your Guide To Steaming Delicious Food

How often can you say this – steaming food can be sexy.  Previously thought of a cooking method only for the health-conscious, steaming is slowly catching on amongst home cooks for its many benefits. You can stretch your imagination with this method, not only saving it for when nursing a fever or cold. Professionals turn to it for its rich flavours, so you can replicate their methods at home too, and impress your family and friends. All you need are …

Dalgona with a Twist: Matcha, Milo, and More

If you’re living anywhere that’s not under a rock, there’s a good chance you’ve seen people sipping on the now-famous Dalgona coffee. Lauded to be a simple barista-worthy creation you can whip up with no more than three ingredients (four, if you count water), the cloud-like beverage has taken the world by storm (pun intended). A quick introduction to the trendy drink: Dalgona coffee is named after South Korea’s well-loved street candy, a sugary and foamy honeycomb snack. A part …

How to Make the Most of Your Garlic When Home-Cooking

Garlic is one of nature’s best gifts to the kitchen. Spicing up dishes that would have been too bland otherwise, there’s nothing the versatile ingredient cannot do – and who doesn’t love garlic bread? But for us common folk not well-versed in professional cooking methods, preparing garlic is slow and often cumbersome. We peel the tiny cloves one by one with our fingernails, which is not only time-consuming but also unhygienic. We chop it too coarsely or unevenly for recipes …